Apply for 2017 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards for Best Media Coverage of the United Nations and U.N. Agencies

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) is currently inviting journalists from all countries to submit entries for its 21st annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations. Funding Information The prizes amount to over $60,000 to be distributed among the prize categories and winners. Types of Awards The Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial … [Read more...]

Apply for Mercy Foundation’s Youth Award 2017: Ending Human Trafficking and Slavery in Australia!

Deadline: 23 June 2017 The Mercy Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its Youth Awards 2017 with a motive to end human trafficking and slavery in Australia. Focus Issues Human trafficking and slavery in domestic servitude Human trafficking and slavery in restaurant work Human trafficking and slavery in agricultural work Prize Information First Prize: $700 to be shared by the winning team/s and $700 to be shared by the winning school/s Second Prize: $350 to … [Read more...]

Apply for World Bank’s #LACfeaturegraph Blog Contest: A Chance to Voice Your Views on Poverty & Inequality

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Are you a student or a young professional passionate about development and data? Do you care about poverty and inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)? Then this blog contest is for you. To help promote and showcase innovative and promising blogs LACfeaturegraph Blog Contest, the Poverty and Equity Global Practice will reward the best blog entry related to poverty, inequality, and/or shared prosperity that integrates information from the LAC Equity Lab by … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Super Happiness Challenge under the Project HeHa!

Deadline: 17 August 2017 How can we help people achieve super happiness, and co-create a happier world? Join the Super Happiness challenge if your idea or startup can make the world a happier place. The Super Happiness Challenge is one of the first initiatives of Project HeHa - a worldwide movement to help people achieve super happiness, and co-create a happier world. At Project HeHa (Super Happiness comes from a Chinese word “爽” shuǎng meaning a state of deep and fundamental happiness), it … [Read more...]

Applications Open for MeRck More than a Mother Media Recognition Awards!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Applications are open for the MeRck More than a Mother Media Recognition Awards in order to reward outstanding journalistic coverage that enhance the public’s engagement and understanding of infertility stigma and the need to change the social perception of it in African communities. The awards have been established to showcase and appreciate outstanding health journalism and to recognize individual professional journalists and students who have produced accurate, … [Read more...]

EU Health Award for NGOs 2017: Rewarding initiatives in the field of Vaccination

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The European Commission is seeking applications for its Health Award for NGOs that will highlight and reward outstanding initiatives of international, European, national or regional non-governmental bodies which have significantly contributed to higher levels of vaccination within the EU population. Immunising people against diseases caused by viruses or bacteria is one of the most cost-effective public health measures available today. The growing scepticism about the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for TWAS─Samira Omar Innovation for Sustainability Prize 2017!

Deadline: 10 July 2017 Applications are open for the TWAS─Samira Omar Innovation for Sustainability Prize 2017 that rewards scientists for their contribution in an area, albeit multidisciplinary, directly relevant to the science of sustainability. The 2017 prize will be awarded to a female scientist based on scientific achievements in conservation and management of natural resources rather than environmental advocacy. Award Information It carries a cash award of USD4,000 generously … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for The ASEAN Rural Development and Poverty Eradication Leadership Awards

Deadline: 9 June 2017 Nominations are currently open for The ASEAN Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (RDPE) Third (3rd) Leadership Awards, a regular biennial activity of the Senior Officials Meeting on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (SOMRDPE) under the Framework Action Plan on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication. The Awards giving will take place in conjunction with the biennial ASEAN Ministers on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (AMRDPE). For this year … [Read more...]

New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize: Apply for $1 million Circular Design Challenge!

Deadline: 11 June 2017 The New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize is currently inviting designers, scientists, entrepreneurs, and academics to create a plastics system that works. The New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and was launched in collaboration with HRH The Prince of Wales’s International Sustainability Unit. The Prize is funded by Wendy Schmidt, Lead Philanthropic Partner of the New Plastics Economy Initiative. Participants may apply for any … [Read more...]

2017 AGFUND International Prize: Inviting Non-Governmental Organizations and Individuals Worldwide

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) invites the United Nations, international and regional organizations, ministries and public institutions, national Non-governmental organizations and individuals worldwide to submit nominations as deemed eligible for the 2017 AGFUND International Prize for Pioneering Human Development Projects. The Subject of the 2017 AGFUND Prize is “Ensure inclusive and quality education and promote lifelong learning for … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Fourth International “Kazakhstan through the Eyes of Foreign Media” Contest

Deadline: 25 June 2017 Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to announce the call for applications to the 2017 “Kazakhstan through the Eyes of Foreign Media” Competition, seeking to reward original articles about Kazakhstan that have been published in a foreign (non-Kazakhstani) media outlet. This contest aims to recognize and reward the authors of the best and most objective journalistic reports, stories and analytical pieces about Kazakhstan, which are published in foreign … [Read more...]

Submit Nominations for SANEA Energy Awards 2017!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) in collaboration with South African National Energy Association (SANEA) is pleased to announce SANEA Energy Awards 2017 in order to recognize South Africans and their achievements, specifically by promoting awards in the research and innovation sectors. "Energy People Working Together" is the rallying cry of SANEA, the South African National Energy Association, as it continues to honour and celebrate the … [Read more...]

The Everyday Heroine Photography Award 2017: Celebrating the Lives of Ordinary Women

Deadline: 16 June 2017 Policies and laws, working hours and conditions - set to bring equality to our everyday lives. Many feel that gender discrimination has been addressed. But still much of the work of the everyday women is taken for granted, passing unnoticed, unrecognized and unsung. YOUMANITY is inviting applications from the creative photographer for its Everyday Heroine Photography Award 2017 that aims to celebrate the lives of ordinary women who perform extraordinary jobs. It is … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for ICIP Peace in Progress Award 2017!

Deadline: 6 July 2017 The International Catalan Institute for Peace (ICIP) is seeking applicants for its ICIP Peace in Progress Award 2017 with an aim to reward and publicly recognize individuals, organizations or institutions that have made a significant contribution toward promoting and fostering peace. The purpose of the ICIP is to promote a culture of peace in Catalonia as well as throughout the world, to endorse peaceful solutions and conflict resolutions and to endow Catalonia with … [Read more...]

SANEF Call for Entries: Inviting Applications for Nat Nakasa Awards 2017

Deadline: 28 May 2017 The South African National Editor's Forum (SANEF) and the Nieman Society of Southern Africa are now seeking nominations for its "Nat Nakasa Awards 2017" for Media Integrity. Today, the written word has a platform without restriction and to celebrate media integrity in South Africa, the Nat Nakasa Award is awarded on an annual basis by the SA National Editors’ Forum and the Nieman Society. Nat Nakasa was a prominent journalist and writer who died in exile. This annual … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Global Citizen Award 2017!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Global residence and citizenship advisory firm Henley & Partners has announced the call for nominations for the 2017 Global Citizen Award. It was established to pay tribute to individuals who have worked towards improving and supporting the global community, and whose actions or thinking have contributed to a more just, peaceful and tolerant world. The Award Committee typically looks for an inspirational individual who demonstrates extraordinary vision, courage, and … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2017 Telstra Business Women’s Awards!

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Entries are open for 2017 Telstra Business Women’s Awards to recognize and reward the courage, leadership and creativity of Australia’s and Asia’s most inspirational business women. The Awards empower women to take pride in their achievements and encourage them to set bold new goals for the future. Entering the Telstra Business Women's Awards provides the chance to pause and reflect on applicant’s achievements, evaluate applicant’s career and gain national recognition. … [Read more...]

African Fact-Checking Awards 2017: Honoring the Best Non-Partisan Fact-Checking Journalism

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for the fourth edition of its African Fact-Checking Awards 2017, honoring the best non-partisan fact-checking journalism conducted by journalists and journalism students on the continent. The prizes will be organized in partnership with the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN), at their conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, in November 2017. Prize Information $ 2,000 for each (anglophone and francophone) winner of … [Read more...]

Call for Applications and Nominations: UNESCO International Literacy Prizes 2017

Deadline: For Applications: 31 May 2017 For Nominations: 14 June 2017 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is inviting applicants for its International Literacy Prizes (ILP) 2017 under the theme “Literacy in a Digital World” to support effective literacy practices and encourage the promotion of dynamic literate societies. Since 1967, UNESCO International Literacy Prizes have rewarded excellence and innovation in the field of literacy. Over 475 … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 Children’s Prize! A Chance to win $100,000 for Your Project

Deadline: 27 June 2017 The Children’s Prize Foundation is inviting all Master’s and Doctorate students for its 2017 global prize who are driven to save children’s lives to submit a brief proposal online. The Foundation seeks the best and most effective project proposal that will save the greatest number of children’s lives. Applicants are expected to include a science-based approach that will measure and evaluate the impact of lives saved as proposed in their projects. The Prize aims to … [Read more...]

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